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  • n  breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
  • n  the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)

  • These days, cylinder deactivation, or variable displacement, is relatively common the 2008 Honda Accord V6 has it, for instance.
  • With Democrat Sam Nunn, he sponsored legislation that funded the removal of all nuclear weapons from Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan and the deactivation of 6,828 nuclear .
  • In addition, the Air Force will keep in service some C-118s that were scheduled for deactivation.
News & Articles

  • 101st seeking to save 'Band of Brothers' regiment
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The 101st Airborne Division is trying to save its illustrious 506th Infantry Regiment, whose origins date to World War II's fabled "Band of Brothers," from deactivation under the Army's massive restructuring.
    June 28, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • 101st Airborne seeking to save 'Band of Brothers' regiment
    The 101st Airborne Division is trying to save its illustrious 506th Infantry Regiment, whose origins date to World War II's fabled 'Band of Brothers,' from deactivation under the Army's massive restructuring.
    June 28, 2013 - The Tennessean
  • 101st seeking to save 'Band of Brothers' regiment from chopping block
    The 101st Airborne Division is trying to save its illustrious 506th Infantry Regiment, whose origins date to World War II's fabled "Band of Brothers," from deactivation under the Army's massive restructuring.
    June 28, 2013 - Fox News
Quotes

  • Pat Riley in Forbes
    The best way to do that is to take the real old guys and put them on the deactivation list and save them for the playoffs,Riley said. "That's when you need their smarts and savvy and talent. We need everybody now. But if we do get a full...
  • Gert Holstege in USA Today
    During orgasm, there was strong, enormous deactivation in the brain. During fake orgasm, there was no deactivation of the brain at all. None,Holstege said. "It looks like to have an orgasm, you need to not be fearful or full of anxiety."
  • Lee Myung-bak in Xinhua
    We, together with President Dmitry Medvedev, expressed concerns over North Korea's measures to suspend the deactivation of its nuclear facilities,Lee said at the Kremlin after talks with Medvedev.

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